Jed Dearborn

Senior Vice President Jed uses his unique blend of legal and policy experience to advance his clients’ priorities in a rapidly changing energy and natural resources policy landscape. Jed joined Cassidy after serving as Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, where he was responsible for negotiating and advancing legislation […]

Donna Jo Denison

Vice President Donna Jo, a Vice President at Cassidy and Associates, provides clients with expertise on the development and deployment of legislative, regulatory and advocacy strategies. She specializes in food, nutrition and appropriations issues and where these sectors connect with a broad range of policy, budget, and regulatory matters from production, research, health and food […]

Julie Eddy Rokala

Executive Vice President Julie is an Executive Vice President at Cassidy & Associates, providing clients key insight on how Washington works from her more than 25 years of experience in government, politics, and the private sector. While at Cassidy, Julie has assisted clients in navigating the Administration, House of Representatives, and Senate.  She has worked […]

Susann Edwards

Vice President Susann is a Vice President at Cassidy & Associates, providing political and policy insight to clients and developing successful economic development strategies for military communities. Her experience in developing successful coalitions and grassroots campaigns have been instrumental to her work as communities and military bases across the nation adapt to the new restricted […]

Will Fadely

Vice President Will Fadely is a Vice President at Cassidy & Associates where clients rely on his in-depth experience on Capitol Hill and campaign management working on climate, energy, indigenous, public lands, forestry, and natural resources policies. Will joined Cassidy in 2021 after serving as a Senior Government Relations Representative at The Wilderness Society where […]

Andrew Forbes

Senior Vice President Andrew Forbes, is a Senior Vice President at Cassidy where he focuses on national security, transportation, and natural resources issues. He rejoined the firm in 2021 after nearly four years as Legislative Director for then-Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. James M. Inhofe. In that capacity, he was directly engaged in NDAA […]

Michelle Greene

Senior Vice President Michelle is a Senior Vice President and specializes in working on behalf of clients to further their defense policy and appropriation needs, helping them secure federal funding and promote their issue-specific needs in Washington.  Additionally, she uses her experience with the appropriations process to assist clients navigating across the various appropriations subcommittees. […]

Allison Hughes

Legislative Assistant Allison is a Legislative Assistant at Cassidy & Associates where she works primarily with the National Security team on appropriations, university research, defense health, and veterans’ affairs issues. For the past six years, Allison has used her communications background to help build effective and persuasive government relations strategies for Cassidy’s clients. Allison is […]

Elise Johnson

Legislative Assistant Elise Johnson is a Legislative Assistant focusing on healthcare, higher education, energy, and technology issues. Prior to rejoining Cassidy, Elise worked at Woodberry Associates where she provided advocacy, strategic counsel, and policy support for non-profit coalition and corporate clients. She also previously volunteered for the Utah Women and Leadership Project providing public policy research on […]

Neil Kornze

Senior Vice President Neil Kornze is a Senior Vice President at Cassidy & Associates. For the past two decades, Neil has worked on the nation’s most vital conservation, land, wildlife, and energy issues from Capitol Hill, the Department of the Interior, and the philanthropic world. Most recently, he served as chief of staff to U.S. Senator […]